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CNS Stories for Week 4 (Feb. 1-7)

February 7, 2010

Here are the
stories we distributed over the past week: 

STATE BUDGET: Cut State Payroll, Conservative Group Says

SEAT-BELT LAWS: 2 Seat-Belt Laws Clear Senate

SPEED LIMITS: Legislators Vote to Raise Speed Limits

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE [ATTN NOVA]: Delegate Hopes to Repeal Same-Sex Marriage Ban

MENTAL HEALTH [ATTN E. SHORE, N. NECK, NOVA, HENRICO, CHESTERFIELD]: Mentally Ill Would Get ‘New Lease on Life’

FLOTATION DEVICES [ATTN SUFFOLK, W’BURG]: Senate Requires Kids to Wear Life Vests

PLASTIC BAGS: Bill Would Tax Disposable Shopping Bags

ALICIA’S LAW: Funding Sought to Fight Online Sexual Predators

GMU KOREA: George Mason May Open Campus in S. Korea

SMOKING BAN: Waiting for Smoke to Clear on Enforcing the Ban

UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS: Bills Would Extend Unemployment Benefits

INDIAN TRIBES: Patawomeck Indians Seek State Recognition

For some of the above stories, we have posted photos at pbase.com/vcucns. The photo galleries are titled:

Alicia’s Law

Wayne Newton & Indian Tribes

School superintendents